International Academics for West Papua
International Academics for West Papua is a network that was started in 2016 by a group of academics concerned about the ongoing human rights abuses in West Papua. We welcome academics from all countries and all disciplines.
IAWP Newsletter – Summer 2020
IAWP Newsletter – Spring 2020
IAWP Statement on Suspected Chemical Weapons use by Indonesia
IAWP statement on reports violence in Nduga
IAWP to launch in the European region at UK parliament in November
IAWP launches in the Australia-Pacific region!
IAWP to launch in Australia at University of Sydney
The Open Letter
The IAWP Open Letter details our support of human rights in West Papua and will be handed to the Indonesian government.
History of West Papua
West Papua is a former Dutch colony that forms the western half of the island of New Guinea. Since 1962, it has been occupied by the state of Indonesia with the people of West Papua suffering countless human rights abuses and killings in their fight for self-determination.
We have collated a wide range of resources on West Papua that can be found here.